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Perera, Bhathika; Audi, Salma; Solomou, Solomis; Courtenay, Ken; Ramsay, Hugh – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2020
Background: Studies have reported increased prevalence of physical and mental health conditions in people with intellectual disabilities (ID) compared to people without intellectual disabilities. However, there are no studies looking into specific health conditions at a national level and comparing with areas that are socio-economically…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Comorbidity, Low Income Groups, Socioeconomic Influences
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McKerr, Lyn; McConnell, Emma L.; Black, Shelley A.; McClelland, Julie; Little, Julie A.; Saunders, Kathryn J.; Dillenburger, Karola – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2020
Background: Children with identified special educational needs are at higher risk than other children of having visual needs that are not adequately met. This paper evaluates the impact of addressing the visual needs of these children on behaviour and academic achievements in a number of case studies. Method: Nine children (4-11 years of age, from…
Descriptors: Visual Impairments, Children, Access to Education, Special Needs Students
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Mengoni, Silvana E.; Redman, Sandra – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2020
Background: Children with Down syndrome have an increased risk of serious health conditions, particularly in early childhood. Published guidelines promote the identification and monitoring of health issues and adherence could reduce health inequalities, yet there is limited research about the extent to which health monitoring occurs as…
Descriptors: Down Syndrome, Young Children, At Risk Persons, Child Health
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Gray, Jennifer A.; Kim, Jinsook – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2020
Background: Direct care workers (DCWs) caring for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (PWIDD) provide palliative care, but research indicates DCWs are ill-equipped to do so. This study aimed to assess DCWs' palliative care experience and training and their perceived training needs. Materials and Methods: Staff trained as DCWs…
Descriptors: Caregivers, Health Services, Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities
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Giles, Karen; Ling, Jonathan; Gordon, Isabel – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2020
Background: People with learning disabilities have an increased risk of diabetes, cardiovascular disease and hearing loss. This study explored service users' and health professionals' perspectives and experiences of adopting minimally invasive diagnostic and screening devices, known as point-of-care testing (POCT) as a means of improving access…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Screening Tests, Prevention, Semi Structured Interviews
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Bourne, Jane; Selman, Matthew; Hackett, Simon – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2020
Background: The UK Government's Transforming Care Agenda for people with learning disabilities has struggled to meet its goals of reducing inpatient beds and building community-based support. This article reports on the experiences of support staff who attended dramatherapy groups developed to assist transitions from an inpatient hospital and to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Hospitals, Transitional Programs, Intellectual Disability
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Morrison, Stewart C.; Barrett, Laura; Haines, David – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2020
Background: Foot problems have been reported to be a very common health issue in adults with intellectual disabilities; foot problems in children and young people are, however, poorly understood. The aim of this study was to explore foot care needs of children and young people with intellectual and developmental disability. Methods: An…
Descriptors: Podiatry, Young Children, Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities
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Pierce, Samuel; Maher, Anthony J. – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2020
Background: Despite well-established benefits of engaging in regular physical activity, children and young people with intellectual disabilities are significantly less active than their age peers. Methods: Semi-structured interviews were conducted with two teachers of PE and two learning support assistants working in special schools in order to…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Physical Activity Level, Intellectual Disability, Special Schools
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Chien, Tiffany; Sterkenburg, Paula S.; Prahl, Charlotte; Anderson, Nina; Bos, Annemieke – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2020
Background: The mental health and well-being of individuals can be positively affected by improving facial appearance through orthodontic treatment. However, research is limited on the relationship between facial appearance and self-concept of individuals with intellectual disabilities. Materials and methods: This scoping review includes 19…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Human Body, Self Concept, Social Influences
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Hart, Sarah M.; Pascucci, Mikayla; Sood, Sheetal; Barrett, Emily M. – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2020
(1.1) Background: Research assent is a term used with those deemed vulnerable, for whom modifications and additional considerations are required when requesting their voluntary agreement to participate in research. (1.2) Methods: The authors' research experiences and inclusive research principles were integrated with a review of literature on…
Descriptors: Informed Consent, Severe Intellectual Disability, Sampling, Research Methodology
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Schwartz, Ariel E.; Durkin, Brendan – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2020
Background: People with disabilities are increasingly involved in research. Our understanding of how to support co-researchers with disabilities has grown since the 1990s. However, research teams have reported challenges in ensuring authentic collaboration. We report on the collaboration between an academic researcher and a co-researcher with a…
Descriptors: Reflection, Trust (Psychology), Cooperation, Disabilities
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Gratton, Nicola – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2020
Background: Arts and culture have proven benefits. However, access to arts and culture is not consistent. For people with learning disabilities, arts and culture are often considered therapeutic activities, and therefore, the needs of people with learning disabilities in accessing mainstream arts and culture are often overlooked. This research…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Art Activities, Cultural Activities, Barriers
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Mc Gill, Ciara; Breen, Cathal J. – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2020
Introduction: Adults with complex needs and severe learning disability present as a serious management problem within the community. Restrictive interventions are often used to manage adults with these issues, even though best practice recommends the use of positive behaviour support. Positive behaviour support involves functional analysis, but it…
Descriptors: Adults, Behavior Modification, Behavior Problems, Intervention
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Sheridan, Ciara; OMalley-Keighran, Mary-Pat; Carroll, Clare – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2020
Background: There is a wealth of research on adolescents with Down syndrome (DS) covering a large range of topics such as obesity, speech and language, education and health-related quality of life. However, for quality of life, much of the available literature for adolescents with DS relies on parent proxy reporting. This results in more research…
Descriptors: Down Syndrome, Quality of Life, Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescents
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Callus, Anne-Marie; Cauchi, Dorianne – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2020
Background: This article presents research on the use of easy-to-read documents to ensure meaningful access to information for persons with intellectual disability. The research questions focus on the factors that influence the use of easy-to-read documents and what needs to be considered to ensure that these documents are used meaningfully.…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Intellectual Development, Readability, Foreign Countries
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